The Resource The idealist : Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty, Nina Munk

The idealist : Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty, Nina Munk

Label
The idealist : Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty
Title
The idealist
Title remainder
Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty
Statement of responsibility
Nina Munk
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful portrayal of Jeffrey Sachs's ambitious quest to end global poverty. As Secretary General of the United Nations and author of Fools Rush In Sachs argues that extreme poverty is a solvable problem, drawing on success stories from his daring five-year Millennium Villages Project experiment in Africa to demonstrate how specific initiatives can enable profound positive changes
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Munk, Nina
Dewey number
362.5526
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV438
LC item number
.M86 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sachs, Jeffrey
  • Millennium Villages (Project)
  • Community development
  • Poverty
  • Economic development projects
  • Poverty
Label
The idealist : Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty, Nina Munk
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-296)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Shock therapy -- Ahmed Maalim Mohamed -- The end of poverty -- It doesn't get harder than this -- Every problem has a solution -- Everything is written -- It will be sweet like honey -- A pipe dream -- Complacency and fear -- David Siriri -- A green revolution -- Awaire, awaire -- Capitalist philanthropy -- Setbacks -- Insha'allah -- I am thinking we are not ready for this -- A very tall order -- I have been failed by the markets -- Misinformation and politics -- A version of progress -- What mistake has Ahmed done? -- An island of success -- I cry for Ahmed -- It is what it is
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
viii, 260 pages
Isbn
9780385525817
Lccn
2012047128
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn855785829
  • (OCoLC)855785829
Label
The idealist : Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty, Nina Munk
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-296)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Shock therapy -- Ahmed Maalim Mohamed -- The end of poverty -- It doesn't get harder than this -- Every problem has a solution -- Everything is written -- It will be sweet like honey -- A pipe dream -- Complacency and fear -- David Siriri -- A green revolution -- Awaire, awaire -- Capitalist philanthropy -- Setbacks -- Insha'allah -- I am thinking we are not ready for this -- A very tall order -- I have been failed by the markets -- Misinformation and politics -- A version of progress -- What mistake has Ahmed done? -- An island of success -- I cry for Ahmed -- It is what it is
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
viii, 260 pages
Isbn
9780385525817
Lccn
2012047128
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn855785829
  • (OCoLC)855785829

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